2 die in Lake County crash involving dump truck

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after two people were killed in a crash involving a dump truck in Lake County.

The accident happened at County Road 33 and Austin Merritt Road, just south of Okahumpka.

As of noon, the intersection was shut down. Troopers said it is expected to be closed for hours.

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Channel 9 is working to learn more about the crash.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.